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Serie A clubs struggling in the Champions League

by Rami Soufi on February 28, 2011 · 1 comment

Italy’s elite clubs are strug­gling in the Cham­pi­ons League and have strug­gled since 2000 despite two tro­phies won by Milan and one by Inter in the last decade. Ital­ian clubs were the dom­i­nant force in the 1990s with Milan and Juven­tus win­ning the Cham­pi­ons League with Juve reached  three con­sec­u­tive finals. Ital­ian clubs were also a force […]

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All Italian Sides Win In Champions League

by Niccolo Conte on November 24, 2010 · 5 comments

Finally some pos­i­tive news for Serie A and Ital­ian foot­ball in gen­eral, this mid­week, while some sides played in the Coppa Italia, Inter Milan, AC Milan, and Roma played and won in the Cham­pi­ons League. It was the penul­ti­mate match­day of the group stages, and although Roma haven’t math­e­mat­i­cally qual­i­fied yet, AC Milan have mathematically […]


This Cham­pi­ons League mid­week had some highs and some lows for the Ital­ian sides in the tour­na­ment. And if you’re inter­ested in awe­some match reports and other Cham­pi­ons League news, be sure to visit my lat­est arti­cle on Cham­pi­ons League Talk regard­ing the mid­week action! Let’s start with the pos­i­tives, Roma won 3–2 away from […]


Ghost of Jose Mourinho Haunts Milan

by Robert Hay on October 20, 2010 · 7 comments

Yes­ter­day was a bad day for Serie A in the Cham­pi­ons League.  Roma lost 3–1 at home to FC Basel to fall into last place in Group E, but level on points with Basel and Cluj.  But the big story of the night was AC Milan’s first trip back to the Bern­abeu since their shock […]


Today’s UEFA Cham­pi­ons League draw was one that should prove that Serie A is still one of the pre­mier leagues in the world, and that Inter is arguably the world’s best club.  The Ner­az­zurri swept the UEFA indi­vid­ual awards: Goal­keeper of the Year (Julio Cesar), Defender of the Year (Maicon), Mid­fielder of the Year (Wesley […]


While this was a mere friendly and many of the starters from both teams were not on hand, the man­ner with which Inter over­came Man­ches­ter City serves as a warn­ing for those aim­ing to dethrone the Serie A cham­pi­ons and Cham­pi­ons League win­ners. The Ner­az­zurri were miss­ing the likes of Diego Mil­ito, Lucio and Wesley […]

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Ronaldinho and Balotelli to leave Serie A?

by Niccolo Conte on July 13, 2010 · 6 comments

Two mas­sive stars in the Serie A could leave Italy this sum­mer, Ronald­inho and Balotelli may not be the best play­ers in the world, but they’re impor­tant for the league and it’s sta­tus. While Ronald­inho is 30 years old, he’s still got the magic, he still cre­ates won­der­ful assists and is slowly scor­ing more goals […]